Key Bible verses: Ephesians 2:7-9 It would be bad for all of us if God gave us what we truly deserved. Instead, our loving Creator provided us with a Savior and the gift of His grace–not some wishy-washy, misty kind of thing, but a power that can deliver and sustain through all of life's ups and downs.
Key Bible verses: 2 Peter 3:17-18; Colossians 4:6 Our words are powerful: life-giving carriers of blessing and strength or destructive weapons that bring pain and sorrow. In this message, Pastor Jeff Perry shows how God's grace and our continued growth in Christ are instrumental in bringing life and hope to our world.
Key Bible verse: Acts 9:8 Here's a rich message by Pastor Jeff Perry about the power and impact of God's sustaining, equipping, abounding grace–for every good work and for every challenge that comes our way.
Key Bible verse: Daniel 11:32 Good news! If you have faults and flaws, you're just the kind of person Jesus is looking for. His presence and power are available to every believer and–no matter who you are–if you're following Him, His abiding presence can give you the capacity to be an effective, contagious, far-reaching witness for His Kingdom.
Key Bible verse: Colossians 2:6 The Jesus-following, Word-living life is not easy, but it's on-the-job training for eternity. So–what tools do we need for this “job,” where do we get them, and how do we use them?
Key Bible verse: Nehemiah 4:6 Don't let circumstances knock you off the path of life. Daniel; Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego; and the Apostle Paul had their finest moments in the midst of overwhelming odds. God's opportunities are for everyone. So stick around. There's more.
Key Bible verses: 2 Timothy 3:15-17; Psalm 19:7-11
The Bible isn't just a good book. It's the only sure foundation upon which you can build your life. It renews, restores, and refreshes. It comforts, cheers, and cleanses. No other book can call itself the Word of God.
Key Bible verse: 2 Corinthians 5:20
WANTED: Ordinary people to do extraordinary deeds by the power of the Holy Spirit. Requirements: Love Jesus Christ with all your heart, and desire to be used by Him. Familiarity with the Bible a plus. Flexible hours, occasional challenges, and many rewards. Assignments available in every city around the world. If interested, contact your Heavenly Father.
Key Bible verse: Acts 17:6b God no longer dwells in temples made with hands; He lives in people who have responded to Jesus, and He operates through them to touch and change the world. In this teaching, Pastor Jeff Perry reminds us that God's presence and power are available to every person in the Body of Christ, and it is critical that we yield to His Spirit so we can be effective in and for His Kingdom.
Key Bible verses: Ephesians 4:31-32
Love must be the defining characteristic of the Church. In this message, Pastor Jeff Perry exhorts us to walk in love and examines what it means to genuinely care for ourselves and for others. He also alerts us to common growth inhibitors that can disrupt and hinder our walk with God.
Key Bible verse: 1 Corinthians 3:1 Sometimes life looks pretty bad before it starts looking good. Walking with God, walking in faith, wisdom, and love will not only bring blessing and fruitfulness, but will also give us a fresh, biblical perspective on all of life. It's not for sissies.
Key Bible verses: 1 Corinthians 13:1-3; Ephesians 5:1-2 Pastor Jeff Perry presents several scriptures to underscore the most important thing a believer can do: Walk in Love. In this message, you'll discover ways to resist strife and discord and cultivate love, vibrancy, and joy.
Key Bible verse: Joshua 3:4 You've heard it said that we're supposed to “walk the walk.” Just what does that mean? In this humor-filled, encouraging message, Pastor Jeff presents scriptures that will help pave our way through llife and shine eternal light on the realitites and responsibilities of the Christian walk.
Key Bible verses: Job 42:2; Psalm 84:11 Life can get pretty tough. Pastor Jeff Perry opens the Scriptures to underscore the truth that we can always rely on God's goodness, His enduring mercies, and His ability and desire to sort things out on our behalf. His grace makes it possible for us to continue.
Key Bible verses: Hebrews 10:35-36 Life's challenges and losses can ruin us or make us stronger. Pastor Jeff Perry underscores God's goodness and looks at the lives of famous people who demonstrated remarkable perseverance–and breakthrough–in the midst of repeated failure and incredible difficulties.
Key Bible verses: John 8:31-32 You've heard the saying, “The truth will set you free,” but that's only part of the biblical equation. In this message, Pastor Jeff Perry sets forth the essentials of finding freedom in the truth and he encourages us to hang on to God for true and lasting freedom.
Key Bible verses: James 5:7-11 Continuing patiently in Jesus has many rewards. Pastor Jeff Perry points out what the abiding believer can expect, and he outlines the five things that can disrupt our devotion to God and draw us off His path to fulfillment and victory. In this message Pastor Jeff refers to the true story of a young man who was born with cerebral palsy. Doctors told the fahter to institutionalize the boy because he would never be more than a vegetable. Instead, the father chose to devote his life to lovingly care for his son, ultimately demonstrating that his son could do more than anyone expected. It's a deeply moving video account that shows how our loving Heavenly Father cares for us and helps us like no other.
Key Bible verses: Colossians 1:23; Philippians 3:14 The Bible is filled with illustrations of men and women who continued in the faith–even though they could not see the outcome of trials. Like they did long ago, we must have confidence in God's faithfulness today and His promises that He will bring us through every challenge we face. This is true faith.
Key Bible verse: John 15:7 Pastor Jeff Perry focuses on the amazing promises Jesus made to those who continue with God. Through the Scriptures, he defines the great value and power of living a sustained Christian life.
Key Bible verse: 2 Peter 3:1 Although the Bible directs us to forget what lies behind, it also instructs us to remember the great and wonderful things God has done for us. When we remember God's faithfulness in the past, we are strengthened for today's challenges and encouraged to believe Him for great and wonderful things in the future.
Key Bible verses: James 1:1-8; Psalm 46:1-4 Here's strong encouragement from the Scriptures to face life's temptations, tests, and trials with courage and strength, unfazed by the fires of life and unwavering in your trust in God.